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Senior Authorised Person 11KV

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Skilled Trades & Labour

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    South West Recruitment Team

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    Temp- Perm

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1st Step Solutions are looking for Senior Authorised Person (11KV) to work with our client, a specialist M&E contractor on a temp to perm position based in Slough.

Work type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Working Differently Available

Base Location: Slough

Salary: £Competitive + car/car allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible Working options available

What is the Role? Due to continued growth and exciting development plans in the HV sector, we have the opportunity for a Senior Authorised Person to join our team at Slough covering the Central Region. Your role will be to plan, design, organise, control and monitor all types of construction and maintenance work on LV/HV networks up to 11kV and associated plant and equipment, including complex design, commissioning and fault diagnosis in accordance with safety and customer requirements, ensuring that all works are completed to time and budget.

As a Senior Authorised Person (SAP), you will be passionate about safety and will promote this throughout your team and to all Contractors on site, comfortably challenging any unsafe behaviours or attitudes. You will have strong communication skills, with the ability to deliver technical training and advice to less-experienced colleagues. You will also use your people-management skills to effectively achieve results from your team of direct and indirect labour, as well as Contractors. Finally, you will also develop relationships with potential customers to secure profitable HV contracting business.

There will also be a Good scope for career progression/development into 33kv with all training provided.

What Do I Need?: To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced SAP on HV systems, ideally with DNO Operational Authorisation to 11kV OHL & UG with Sanction for Test and have a good knowledge of a wide range of High Voltage plant and equipment. You will be familiar with private HV and Distribution Networks, combined with a good working knowledge of High Voltage Protection Relays, Telecontrol Systems, wiring and schematic diagrams.

You will have a proven track record in the electrical contracting industry either as an Engineer or as a Contracts Supervisor with supervisory experience in a practical environment. You should have a minimum HNC qualification (or equivalent experience) in Electrical Engineering and be in possession of an IOSH (Institution of Safety and Health) Managing Safely certificate (or equivalent experience).

A full UK driving licence is also essential to enable you to cover the network area.

Our Benefits: We are committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.

How do I apply?
There are a few options available however, we will require you to provide a CV/recent work history, recent work references and proof of right to work in the UK (Passport or Visa).
1. 'Apply for Job' on this advert and submit your CV for consideration.
2. Call our Bristol branch to discuss this position in more detail and the next steps.
3. Alternatively, email us a copy of your CV quoting the reference number/job number.

If you do not hear from us within 10 days, then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. However we may keep your details on file for any future suitable vacancies and contact you accordingly.

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